Ethnic & Diverse Microgrants for Non-profits

New North, Inc. has established a microgrant fund, in partnership with The Business Council (TBC) and The Ethnic & Diverse Business Coalition (EDBC) to provide funding for organizations that support ethnic and diverse businesses in their startup or growth phase. Organizations in the New North region were awarded grants up to $20,000 for events taking place by December 31st, 2023.


New North microgrant fund makes awards to 20 non-profit organizations

Grants totaling $110,000 will assist ethnic and small business owners, entrepreneurs


NEW NORTH, June 26, 2023 – Twenty non-profit organizations within the New North region this week received awards totaling $110,000 from a microgrant fund designed to support ethnic and diverse businesses in their startup or growth phase. The fund was established earlier this year by New North Inc. in partnership with The Business Council (TBC) and the Ethnic & Diverse Business Coalition (EDBC).

“After careful evaluation and consideration of submitted applications, we are grateful to be able to provide meaningful support to so many organizations across the New North region,” says Juan Corpus, vice president of diversity, equity & inclusion for New North Inc. “Funding recipients aligned with our mission and criteria, and we believe their events and/or initiatives will make a significant impact in their respective communities.”


365 Media Foundation

Asian Corporate + Entrepreneur Leaders of ACEL-NEW

Bay Area Workforce Development Board

Casa Alba Melanie

Color Bold Business Association

Dragon Boat Festival

Fox Cities Chamber Foundation

Fox Valley Workforce Development Board

Friends of Appleton Public Library

Lovin’ The Skin I’m In


Multicultural Coalition

NEW Hmong Professionals

NWTC Educational Foundation

People of Progression

Pointters Community Initiatives

St. Norbert College Mulva Library

Sheboygan County EDC

Someday Studios

United Way Fox Cities

We All Rise: African American Resource Center

  • Read full news release HERE
  • Read original announcement HERE

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